Dominic Louis Serventy (28 March 1904 – 8 August 1988) was a Perth-based Australian ornithologist. He was president of the Royal Australasian Ornithologists Union (RAOU) 1947–1949. He assisted with the initial organisation of the British Museum's series of Harold Hall Australian ornithological collecting expeditions during the 1960s, also participating in the third (1965) expedition.
He co-authored (with H. M. Whittell) of Birds of Western Australia, (published in five editions between 1948 and 1976), and (with John Warham and his brother Vincent Serventy, a popular naturalist) of The Handbook of Australian Sea-birds (1971).
Dominic Serventy is commemorated in the scientific name of a species of Australian lizard, Ctenotus serventyi. Dominic and Vincent Serventy are commemorated in the species' epithet of the extinct cormorant Microcarbo serventyorum, described by Gerard Frederick van Tets in 1994.
- 1952 - elected a Fellow of the RAOU
- 1956 - awarded the Australian Natural History Medallion
- 1970 - awarded the Tasmanian Royal Society Medal
- 1972 - appointed Ridder (Knight) in the Most Excellent Order of the Golden Ark by Prince Bernhard of the Netherlands
- D.L. Serventy - detailed obituary - in 'The Emu', Sept. 1989, p. 183-184, and the Ibis (London, England), Vol. 131, No. 3, (July 1989), p. 448-450; the Western Australian Naturalist, 6/1/1989, p. 201-225; and Western Australian bird notes, Nov. 1988, p. 5,
- Beolens, Bo; Watkins, Michael; Grayson, Michael (2011). The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press. xiii + 296 pp. ISBN 978-1-4214-0135-5. ("Serventy", p. 241).
- Kloot, Tess. (1986). "A Regular Correspondence … On Matters Ornithological". La Trobe Journal 38: 42-47. Accessed 10 September 2007
- Robin, Libby. (2001). The Flight of the Emu: a hundred years of Australian ornithology 1901-2001. Carlton, Vic. Melbourne University Press. ISBN 0-522-84987-3
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